Peoria is located close to the center of Arizona. Peoria is part of Maricopa County. Peoria has 174.40 square miles of land area and 3.57 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Peoria population is 160,231, which has grown 47.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 27.89% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Peoria median household income is $63,025 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.74% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 23.10% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Peoria median house value is $178,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.63% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.30% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Peoria is much better than the state average in quality. The Peoria area code is 623.